Crane Aerospace & Electronics is proud to announce that over 1,000 A320 aircraft are now equipped with their Enhanced Landing Gear Control Interface Unit (LGCIU). Two units are installed on each A320 series aircraft. Between the units installed on new aircraft and those sold to airlines for retrofit, Crane has shipped over 2,000 units since the introduction of its Enhanced LGCIU as the production standard in October 2010.
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Crane Aerospace & Electronics to Provide Lube and Scavenge Pumps for Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines
Crane Aerospace & Electronics has been selected to provide the Lube and Scavenge pump for the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM and PW1400G engines, which will power the Airbus A320neo and Irkut MC-21, respectively.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics has been selected by UTC Aerospace Systems to provide proximity switches to be used on the thrust reverser actuation system on the A320neo fitted with the Pure Power 1100G engines.
British Airways has chosen to upgrade its A320 fleet with the new Crane Enhanced Landing Gear Control Interface Unit (LGCIU). Crane’s LGCIU has been the standard LGCIU on Airbus A320 Series production aircraft since October 2010.
Airbus Service Bulletin A320-32-1401 is now released which gives A320 operators the option to replace the legacy Landing Gear Control Interface Unit (LGCIU) with the latest Crane Enhanced LGCIU. The LGCIU’s function on the aircraft is to sense the position of landing gear and landing gear doors, flap disconnect status and cargo door position.The unit works in conjunction with passive proximity sensors that are installed in aircraft landing gear and landing gear doors, flap disconnect status and cargo door locations.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics, together with Airbus, has developed an enhanced Landing Gear Control Interface Unit (LGCIU) for Airbus single-aisle aircraft (A320 Series). The enhanced LGCIU will soon be standard on A320 production aircraft and is available for retrofit on in-service aircraft. The LGCIU’s function on the aircraft is to sense the position of landing gear and landing gear doors…